Climate action: we can put a block on brick
Despite its embodied carbon, masonry is still the default construction method. But what are the alternatives? If we, and planning authorities, are ready to step outside our comfort zones, where could we go?
Webb Yates Director Steve Webb and Senior Structural Engineer Rosie Mounsey delves into ways to reduce embodied carbon using stone, rammed earth, hempcrete and unfired clay and reclaimed masonry bricks on RIBA Journal.